CD Markers

Topic Completed: 1 August 2013

Revised: 18 December 2018, last major update August 2013

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PubMed Search: CD212

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N. CD212. website. Accessed August 13th, 2020.
Definition / general
  • Aka IL-12 receptor
  • Interleukin-12 promotes cell-mediated immunity to intracellular pathogens by inducing type 1 helper T cell responses and interferon-gamma production
  • Lack of IL12 associated with severe, idiopathic mycobacterial and Salmonella infections, mature granulomas
Positive staining - normal
  • T cells, NK cells
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